Plans are emerging for Mirrorton, the newly unveiled name for a high-end rental development planned for the vacant 10-acre site north of Lake Mirror and east of Lakeland Police headquarters. The company developing 305 multi-story apartments and townhouses there has released two drawings showing their vision for the community’s design. (Check the renderings after the jump.)
Parks and rec plans to spend $3,500 to have tree consultant Joseph Samnik take a look at the aging oak at the foot of Success Avenue. A previous $1,100 study recommended removing the tree as a safety hazard, but many people have a sentimental attachment to it and would like the city to keep it in place.
The central Lakeland neighborhood again has a permanent letter carrier after temps kept mis-delivering letters.
LakelandMom lists neighborhoods in Lakeland, the rest of Polk County and Plant City known for holiday light displays, and throws in a driving route to see them.
Gregory Fancelli says he thinks trimming limbs and removing Spanish moss from the twined trees at Lake Morton Drive and Success Avenue will make them safer and has offered to pay for the work. Three arborists told city officials the tree is unsafe and needs to come down, but top city brass plan to meet with Fancelli before taking action.